WorldCat Identities

Saki 1870-1916

Overview
Works: 546 works in 1,799 publications in 10 languages and 29,975 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Drama  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Satire  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Actor, Instrumentalist, Creator
Classifications: PR6025.U675, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Saki
Beasts and super-beasts by Saki( )

73 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beasts and Super-Beasts is a collection of short stories by Hector Hugh Munro, published under his literary pseudonym, Saki. The stories are each concerned in some way with a different animal, as the title suggests. Munro's style is simple, cynical and humorous
The chronicles of Clovis by Saki( )

84 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned for his witty dialogue and macabre humor, Saki skewered the pretensions and follies of the Edwardian age. This 1911 collection of well-plotted, acerbic short stories showcases his mastery of comic repartee. The tales recount the escapades of an irreverent socialite, Clovis Sangrail-a forerunner to the aristocratic Bertie Wooster of Jeeves fame. Saki's satires remain remarkably contemporary, offering paradoxical combinations of good-natured irony and cheerful cruelty. This compact anthology features some of his most popular stories, including
The unbearable Bassington by Saki( )

82 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edwardian satirist Hector Hugh Munro produced a prodigious body of fiction, plays, and other writing under the pen name Saki. The novella The Unbearable Bassington follows the travails of Comus Bassington, a playboy and ne'er-do-well who is ultimately sent away to the British Colonies by his long-suffering family
The toys of peace by Saki( )

45 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edwardian society was rife with hypocrisy and ridiculousness, and the writer who worked under the pen name Saki delighted in skewering these conventions. The collection The Toys of Peace, and Other Papers includes one of Saki's best-known short stories and a variety of other engaging pieces
Reginald in Russia by Saki( )

22 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edwardian author Hector Hugh Munro wrote under the cryptic pseudonym Saki, producing a diverse and robust body of work. This collection includes a story that follows Reginald, a recurring character in Saki's writing, to the frosty burgs of early twentieth-century Russia
The short stories of Saki (H.H. Munro) by Saki( Book )

126 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The phantom luncheon; A bread and butter Miss; Bertie's Christmas Eve; Forewarned; The interlopers; Quail seed; Canossa; The threat;Excepting Mes. Pentherby; Mark; The hedgehog; The mappined life; Fate; The bull; Morlvera; Shock Tactics; The seven ceam jugs; The occasional garden' The sheep; The oversight; Huacinth; The image of the lost soul; The purple of the Balkan Kings; The cupboard of the yesterdays; Fot the duration of the wat; The square egg; Birds on the western fromt; The gala Programme; The infernal parliament; The achievement of the cat; The old town of Pskoff; Clovis on the alleged romance of business; The comments of Moung Ka; Biography of Saki--E. M. Munro; Index of titles
When William came a story of London under the Hohenzollerns by Saki( )

45 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When William Came, published in 1913, predicted the imminent World War. In this story Germany wins the war and the royal family, the Hohenzollerns, rule in London. Life under German rule in chronicled in this example of invasion literature, which sprang from the tensions in Europe at the turn of the century
Saki, a life of Hector Hugh Munro : with six short stories never before collected by A. J Langguth( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and French and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels and plays of Saki (H.H. Munro) complete in one volume by Saki( Book )

47 editions published between 1933 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
The best of Saki (H.H. Munro) by Saki( Book )

90 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprise d'une anthologie de 1930 qui réunit les trente meilleures nouvelles de H. H. Munro. A la fois cruels et drolatiques, ces textes brefs mais insolites composent un fantastique particulier à cet auteur pince-sans-rire dont les personnages sont comme des miroirs-échos. Heureuse réédition. [SDM]
Saki by Saki( )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald by Saki( Book )

45 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the precise origin of Hector Hugh Munro's pen name is still unclear, writing under the name 'Saki' allowed the Edwardian satirist wide-ranging latitude to skewer the mores of the period. This collection includes a tale featuring Reginald, a multi-faceted character who embodies both the excesses and the virtues of the period
The complete works of Saki by Saki( Book )

41 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the stories, the three novels, and the three plays of the popular English writer, who delighted in the elegant and inelegant, the mannered and ill-mannered, the trivial and privileged denizens of pre-war England and Empire
The Bodley Head Saki : short stories : The unbearable Bassington by Saki( Book )

37 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in English and French and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin complete Saki by Saki( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and French and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This omnibus edition contains the author's short stories, novels, and plays
The story-teller : thirteen tales by Saki( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of stories about children, by a master of the witty and satirical short story
The Westminster Alice by Saki( Book )

20 editions published between 1902 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tooth and claw : short stories by Rosemary Border( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading level: 3 [orange]
The rise of the Russian empire by Saki( Book )

14 editions published between 1899 and 1900 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete short stories of Saki (H.H. Munro) by Saki( Book )

5 editions published between 1930 and 1945 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Munro, H. H.

Munro, H. H. 1870-1916

Munro, H. H. (Hector Hugh), 1870-1916.

Munro, Hector H.

Munro, Hector H. 1870-1916

Munro, Hector H. (Hector Hugh), 1870-1916.

Munro, Hector Hugh.

Munro Hector Hugh 1870-1916

Munro, Hector Hugo 1870-1916

Munroe, Hector Hugh 1870-1916

Saki

SAKI 1870-1916

Saki pseud

מונרו, הקטור הפ

מונרו, הקטור יו

סאקי 1870-1916

סקי 1870-1916

サキ

Languages
English (811)

Spanish (31)

French (20)

Basque (11)

Czech (7)

Japanese (6)

German (4)

Estonian (2)

Italian (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
The chronicles of ClovisThe unbearable BassingtonThe toys of peaceReginald in RussiaThe short stories of Saki (H.H. Munro)When William came a story of London under the HohenzollernsThe novels and plays of Saki (H.H. Munro) complete in one volumeThe best of Saki (H.H. Munro)